Starvation Dam is a zoned earthfill dam located three miles northwest of Duchesne, Utah on the
Strawberry River. Construction dates: 1967-1970.
Only one formation, the Unita, occurs in the damsite and reservoir area. A 1,800-foot thickness was measured near the area by Kay. It is mostly fluvial in origin at the damsite but becomes partially lacustrine within the upper areas of the reservoir. It is composed of interbedded variegated